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Childbirth Preparation Class
Thursday January 9, 2014
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Maternity & Parenting Classes Mountain View
Class Meets: Thursdays | 1/9, 23, 30, 2014 (no class on 1/16/14)

Fee: $145/couple

This class offers a comprehensive review of pregnancy, labor and birth, and post delivery recovery. Using many styles of childbirth curriculum, the anatomy and physiology of all stages of labor and birth will be discussed. A review of medical interventions such as inductions, augmentation, and cesarean sections (c-sections) are presented. Medications and anesthesia options are also covered.

Classes are taught by certified childbirth instructors. Presentations includes videos, PowerPoint presentations, handouts, and a workbook on the stages of labor. A tour of the maternity building (Women's Hospital) is included with all registrations.

This class is for expecting parents. This class should be taken in the last trimester of pregnancy, finishing 4-6 weeks before the baby's due date. These classes fill up quickly we recommend registering by the end of the first trimester.

In addition, El Camino Hospital offers Practicing for Labor & Birth for free to participants of the Childbirth Preparation classes. Call Maternal Child Health Education for details.

Waiting Lists:
If a class you would like is showing waiting list only please call 650.940.7302 to be added to the wait list.

This class is recommended for both parents. Registration is required.

On-line Class Registration
On-line class registration is provided by RegResources. You will first need to create an account with RegResources before registering for your class. Once you have created your account use the "Catalog" link to locate the class you wish to take and complete your registration. Payment may be made by Visa or MasterCard.

Click here to create an account with RegResources

Register by Phone
To register by phone call the our Maternal Child Health Education department at: 650.940.7302

Maternal Child Education office hours are:
Monday thru Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Closed Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays

Refund Policy
A full refund will be given for cancellations made at least 2 weeks prior to the class start date. A refund, less $15.00 processing fee will be given for cancellations made 1 week prior to class start date. No refunds will be given for cancellations occurring less than 1 week prior to the class start date.